With its fresh air, quiet community life, exceptional schools, and stunning landscaping, Peachtree City remains Atlanta’s premier planned community. People move here because they want to get to know their neighbors, escape traffic and smog, and enjoy quiet living with all the conveniences of city life. Activities for seniors are abundant in Peachtree City, but you have to know where to look. Here are our picks for the best way to spend your retirement in this inviting community.
1. Community Parks
Peachtree City is beloved for its meticulously landscaped parks. Check out the Peachtree City Dog Park, All Children’s Playground, or The Gathering Place active adult center. For something a bit more off the beaten path, go watch the races at the William B. Davis BMX Track.
2. Golfing and Tennis
You can’t spend much time in Peachtree City without witnessing someone driving their golf cart down the sidewalk. This master-planned community has long been a golf hub of metro Atlanta, so take advantage of the many lush courses the area has to offer. Some resident favorites include Planterra Ridge Golf Club, Flat Creek Country Club, and Whitewater Creek Country Club.
Tennis is also an area favorite. Many neighborhoods boast their own tennis teams. The Peachtree City Tennis Center offers classes to tennis enthusiasts of every age and ability level.
3. Peachtree City Market
With much-beloved markets such as Freedom Farmers Market and the Piedmont Park Green Market, Atlanta has steadily gained a reputation as the farmers market capital of the Southeast. Peachtree City has its own excellent option; there’s no need to travel into the city. Peachtree City Market operates every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.1 p.m. Vendors include a wide variety of fresh food purveyors, as well as local artisans and businesses.
4. Performing Arts and Concerts
The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, better known as the Fred, hosts community events, live concerts, and festivals. Check out the calendar of events to find an upcoming performance. If you want something a bit lower key, ask the grandkids about events at their school. Peachtree City schools offer special events, including holiday concerts, throughout the school year.
5. A Day in Atlanta
Located about 45 minutes outside of Atlanta, Peachtree City offers convenient access to this hub of cultural and political life. Check out some of these spectacular attractions:
- Ponce City Market
- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
- The National Center for Civil and Human Rights
- The Atlanta Braves
- The Atlanta Opera
- The Carter Center
Peachtree City is the perfect retirement destination for people who relish the convenience of city life but also crave a break from all the traffic and congestion. Arbor Terrace Peachtree City offers you the relaxation you deserve, along with opportunities for adventure, plenty of special events, and a chance to foster new relationships. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you craft a spectacular retirement!